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Central modulation of pain perception.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10083956     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The information presented in this article provides a basis for individual variability in the sensation of pain and the behavioral correlates associated with pain. The knowledge of pain-inhibitory and pain-facilitating pathways linked to cognitive, emotional, and stress-response systems leads to a greater understanding of the complexities of the experience of pain. Appreciation of the influence of these higher centers should lead to improvements in the clinical management of pain.
L J Crofford; K L Casey
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Rheumatic diseases clinics of North America     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0889-857X     ISO Abbreviation:  Rheum. Dis. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  1999 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-04-02     Completed Date:  1999-04-02     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8708093     Medline TA:  Rheum Dis Clin North Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-13     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Brain / physiology*
Cognition / physiology*
Pain / physiopathology*,  psychology*
Perception / physiology*
Stress, Physiological / physiopathology

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